opus latericium

noun opus la·te·ri·ci·um \-ˌlatəˈrikēəm, -ishē-\
variants: or

opus lateritium

\-ˌlatəˈritēəm, -ishē-\

Definition of opus latericium

plural

opera latericia

or

opera lateritia

\-ēə\
  1. :  masonry of bricks or tiles of baked clay laid in mortar and much used in Greco-Roman building for the facing of walls in stone masonry

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Origin and Etymology of opus latericium

Latin opus latericium, literally, work of brick


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